Vienna CC and Seebarn Cricket Ground feature in forthcoming Wisden book

ImageWisden is publishing a new book in March 2014 called “Elk stopped play and other tales from Wisden’s ‘Cricket Round the World'”, which commemorates 20 years of the Cricket Round the World feature. Cricket in Austria is acknowledged in the introduction, and the 1998 Almanack entry for Austria is reprinted – highlighting Seebarn and Velden’s grounds. Also there is a mention of VCC’s participation in the European Club Championship back in 1993 as part of the feature on Cricket in Italy. A review of the book will soon be appearing on a cricket website near you.

Austria CC Wien win 2014 Masala Trophy – VCC losing semi-finalists

masalatrophyVienna CC lost their semi-final against eventual tournament winners, Austria CC Wien in Graz. In the final, ACC beat hosts Afghan Steiermark CC to take the trophy. ACC’s Shivam Subhash was awarded the trophy for best bowler, while Shadnan Afridi (ASCC) collected the award for the best batsman. Vienna CC’s attentions will now turn to the VCC Wintercup, taking place in Vienna on 22-23 February 2014, with Vienna CC and UCC Seebarn being joined by Lords CC, CC Bayern München, Warsaw CC, Wansted CC, Failand & Portbury CC and Touregs CS.

Austrian Cricket Association AGM date set

ÖCV-ACAThe date for the AGM of the Austrian Cricket Association has been set for Saturday 1 March 2014, from 11:00-15:00. The meeting will be held at in the 2nd floor of the Sportgymnasium, Rochusgasse 3-5, A-1030 Vienna. The club will be represented at the meeting, which is important with regard to many issues surrounding cricket in Austria.

Vienna CC defeated CC Velden 91 to proceed to semi-finals

masalatrophyIn their final group A fixture at the Masala Trophy, Vienna CC defeated CC Velden 91, to proceed to the semi-finals of the competition, where they will play against Austria CC Wien. ACC Wien finished top of group B, with Cricketer CC finishing as runners-up, so hosts Afghan Steiermark CC, who finished top of group A ahead of VCC will play Cricketer CC in the first semi-final.

Vienna CC Wintercup Venue – 360° panorama

The 2014 Vienna CC Wintercup will again be held at the sports hall of the BG/BRG Geringergasse in Vienna’s 11th district. Players are advised that outdoor shoes should not be worn on the parquet surface. The video clip below will help acquaint players who have not yet played in the venue with its layout.

Vienna CC Trio inducted into T20 International Hall of Fame

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Vienna CC trio, Wolfgang Tesar, Andrew Simpson-Parker and Neil Foster-McGregor have been named in the T20 International Hall of Fame in recognition of their work in furthering cricket in Austria over many years.

Full article: http://www.t20international.org/t20-international-hall-of-fame-the-vienna-cc-trio/